Festive Florentines

Makes 24
Prep 20 m
Bake 7 - 8 m

Ingredients

Directions

  1. 1 of 5 Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease 12-cup 3-inch muffin or muffin-top tin; or for free-form cookies, line baking sheet with aluminum foil; grease.
  2. 2 of 5 Combine sugar, butter, corn syrup and milk in saucepan. Over medium heat, cook until mixture registers 235 degrees F (soft ball stage) on candy thermometer.
  3. 3 of 5 Remove pan from heat. Stir in almonds, flour, cherries, citron, vanilla. Drop by teaspoonfuls into prepared cups or 4 inches apart on foil.
  4. 4 of 5 Bake in 350 degrees F oven until edges brown, 7 to 8 minutes. (If free-form, shape into circles while warm.) Loosen cookies with small spatula; remove from cups to wire rack to cool. If cookies stick in cups, return to oven for 30 seconds. Repeat with remaining batter.
  5. 5 of 5 Melt chocolate chips in bowl over hot (not boiling) water. Spread smooth sides of cookies with chocolate; sandwich 2 cookies, chocolate sides together. Chill to set chocolate.
Nutrition Information for Festive Florentines
Servings Per Recipe: 24
Per Serving: